May. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt Libraries pay tribute to renowned sports writers and alumni Grantland Rice and Fred Russell in a new exhibition.
Apr. 1, 2014—Author Michael Sims, a former employee of Vanderbilt Special Collections, will read from his new book on Henry Thoreau April 11 at the Central Library.
Mar. 17, 2014—Book artist Barry Moser and author Ann Patchett will hold a public conversation March 27 at the Vanderbilt Central Library.
Jan. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University Heard Library's Special Collections has received a Golden Globe and two other major film awards given to the late film director Delbert Mann.
Nov. 1, 2013—Claire Van Vliet, founder of an independent press dedicated to the finest quality craftsmanship and collaborative spirit, will speak at Vanderbilt University Central LibraryNov. 7.
Oct. 30, 2013—Sarratt Gallery is hosting an exhibition, "It’s A Scream: Art From Nightmares and Fears," that will feature Teresa Gray, a librarian in Special Collections and University Archives.
Jul. 1, 2013—James R. Sasser, a former three-term U.S. senator from Tennessee and ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, and his wife, Mary Sasser, have donated their papers to Vanderbilt University’s Special Collections.
Chancellor, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author to address graduating seniors at Vanderbilt University May 9-10
May. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt University seniors will close their chapters as undergraduates with words from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison who will deliver the Senior Day address Thursday, May 9, followed by Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 10.
May. 3, 2013—An exhibition drawn from more than 50 volumes in Vanderbilt University Special Collections that are by or about 2013 Senior Day speaker Toni Morrison are on display in the Central Library.
Feb. 19, 2013—The Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., who has played key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and Vanderbilt University’s history, has donated a significant portion of his papers to Vanderbilt Libraries’ Special Collections.
Feb. 14, 2013—For your viewing pleasure today, romance-themed images from two of the many collections housed in Vanderbilt Libraries' Special Collections are featured in the outdoor electronic exhibit that faces 21st Avenue South.
Nov. 26, 2012—Watch video of Mark Dimunation, chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, present as part of the Vanderbilt Library Lecture Series. His talk is titled “Forged in Fire: The Jefferson Collection and the Origins of the Library of Congress.” The nucleus of the Library of Congress was forged...